“The Miseducation of Cameron Post” is a bittersweet take on the curious case of ‘gender confusions’!

In one of the most powerful scenes in Desiree Akhavan’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a supposedly ‘reformed gay man’ breaks down before the protagonist when he is quizzed about a mishap that occurred to a homosexual teenager. A close advocate of the idea that same sex attraction is a “sin” as […]

“Tikli and Laxmi Bomb” is a soul-stirring lament to Mumba Devi…

In the finest stretch in Aditya Kripalani’s Tikli and Laxmi Bomb, we see a stifled Laxmi (Vibhawari Deshpande) run away from the hospital room where her roommate Tikli (Chitrangada Chakraborty) lay unconscious. Next, we spot her by Mumbai’s Marine Drive, making a customary metaphorization of Mumbai versus her ilk. “Mumbai, […]